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This article is originally from Touchdown Alabama Magazine (http://touchdownalabama.net/) When the state of Alabama is mentioned in a conversation, it’s immediately followed by how great the Crimson Tide football team is. Though its gridiron game is remarkable, another venue at the University of Alabama is challenging football for supremacy. Since 1979, Sarah Patterson has turned […]

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Jan
27

Alabama #7 in Gymnastics

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#7 Alabama beat #10 Arkansas, 197.125-196.100, in its 10th annual Power of Pink meet on Friday. With a crowd in excess of 15,000, Alabama won handily to help keep pace with the nation’s elite. “We weren’t perfect tonight but we improved in a lot of different areas,” Alabama coach Sarah Patterson said. “I can’t be more proud […]

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Those Germans…  loving them some “Sweet Home Alabama.”   How do you say Roll Tide in German?  I am sure it would be a bit more gutteral!  Nevertheless, I do have to admit they did a better job than I would at singing this song than I would ever have done with the 80s pop […]

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Remember the prized QB prospect, Robert Marve, from Florida?  This former high school star is still playing  in college!   I found this fascinating seeing how Shula almost brought him to Tuscaloosa. Everyone had high hopes for him coming out of high school when Shula tried to reel him in?  As a high school player, Marve was […]

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If you’ve been watching ESPN, then you know they had a contest to decide who is the greatest fan of a particular school or team. Alabama’s nominee, Emily Pitek Clifford, will be one of three fans inducted into ESPN’s Hall of Fans after winning the network’s online contest. If you follow Alabama softball, then you […]

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The Alabama softball team will be having a national championship celebration Friday September 21st at 7:30 p.m. at Rhoades Stadium. Patrick Murphy’s team defeated Oklahoma in the Women’s World Series to win the school’s first ever national championship in softball. This event will be opened to the public. More details will be released later by […]

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It started out as a rainy Sunday, but you couldn’t tell that by the smiles that Alabama coaches and fans had as they celebrated the four national championships that were won this past academic year. The year started off with Nick Saban winning the BCS Championship in January, Sarah Patterson and the Tide gymnastics team […]

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How respected is Nick Saban among his peers? So much so that even coaches like Texas’ Mack Brown comes to him for advice. Brown said today on the Paul Finebaum Show that after last year’s disastrous 5-7 record, Brown turned to Coach Saban for advice. What did Saban tell Coach Brown? Hire new young coaches; […]

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Aug
12

Richardson Undergoes Knee Surgery

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We might have to wait a few weeks before we see the debut of former Bama running back Trent Richardson in a Cleveland Browns uniform. ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reported that Richardson “tentatively scheduled to have arthroscopic surgery Thursday to remove a ‘hang nail particle’ of loose cartilage that is irritating his left knee.” The good […]

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Julio Jones put on a clinic for the Atlanta Falcons in the first half last night against the No. 1 defense of the Baltimore Ravens. Jones ended up having 109 yards including one touchdown in the Falcons 31-17 loss to the Ravens. After suffering a few injuries last year that prevented him from a 1000 […]

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